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them share their photographs, share their cell phone and iphone videos. what kind of technology is available to counterterrorism officials, to law enforcement, to enhance these visuals? i know we have an idea from movies that one can just enhance these images to a remarkable degree. is that pure fiction or is there something there that law enforcement can actually do when it comes to that technology? >> jake, i think you're on to something. first of all, the technology is dramatically improved year by year. and the opportunity to take a granular digital photograph or videos and break them down for much clearer pictures is just part of the scientific approach that the investigators on the scene have taken. it's very incremental, very methodical. think if you would of those huge jigsaw puzzles with a thousand or 5,000 pieces. you spread all over a table and you start trying to put those pieces together bit by bit. and it's pains taking work and every once in a while there may be one piece of the puzzle that jumps out at you and that is maybe what commissioner davis will talk about
the impacts of extreme weather events, clean energy technologies and the threats of rising temperatures across the country. in contrast, we are not aware of any republican member who has spoken on the house floor about the dangers of climate change and the committee of jurisdiction is not even willing to hold a hearing to hear what the scientists and experts have to say about the issue. i have a message to house republicans, you can't make climate change go away by ignoring the problem. . . . the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from washington rise? mrs. mcmorris rodgers: to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mrs. mcmorris rodgers: thank you, madam speaker. today, our hearts remain heavy -- our hearts are heavy for those who lost their lives on monday's unspeakable act of violence. for those who remain in critical condition, for the parents who lost their 8-year-old son, and for the families whose loved ones never came home from the boston marathon. while our sorrow is great, so, too, is o
. it was the proper mix of people, technology, and infrastructure changes. that also was a big change. all of the money had gone into border patrol in the past year the new effort was to try to get a much more effective combination of researchers spirit that continues today. i predict that when the new bill comes out, there will be all kinds of focus on drones and more modern technology, etc.. that combination has been a very important change, as well. they all have to do with efforts made on the u.s. side, principles used that involved mexico in varying degrees. the fourth one of those principles had to do with the engagement with stakeholders, in communities as well as the mexican government. and cooperation and increased cooperation coronation with mexico. oft idea led to all kinds community-based mechanisms, advisory committees, stakeholders with the border patrol. it also had to do with systematic operation, law enforcement agency to law enforcement agency, between the as. border patrol, as well others on the ground, and mexico. there have been ups and downs over the years. efforts at
an aesthetic in the technology area. in the technology area. i do not see the difference between immigration legislation that brings in highly skilled citizens to pay for my retirement when i retire -- to keep this country running, we need to look at a terrorism bill -- terrorism and immigration are different. congress is working now. what's keep them working in passing bills and not stop due to some isolated event. says --tweet from erin we will go to brooklyn, new york, democratic carl -- caller. caller: good morning. just to say that i think immigration should go forward, but there should be e-verfies. -- il tell you the truth could not get through on the republican line -- i have to be conservative -- i notice when i call, i could never get through on the republican line. that is why i called on the democrat line. i'm tired of people saying that republicans are stopping obama's agenda. am an hispanic woman. in my neighborhood, it is mixed. a lot of people being taken advantage of that are mexican and spanish and low wages. that is not fair. i think immigration should go through. i wish t
internet. hey, so where's the big project? ...huh. [ male announcer ] technology that makes you feel superhuman... where do i sign in? that's powerful. switch to fios and we'll triple your speeds for free with an upgrade to fios quantum. marvel's iron man 3, in theaters may 3rd. >>> welcome back. your weather first on this tuesday morning. we have clouds out there. it is a comfortably cool start. temps in the 50s. there are more clouds than our futurecast model is depicting. 60s by 9:00. we'll head toward lunch time. by then i think we'll see a little bit of sun starting to develop with temperatures upper 60s to around 70. your afternoon temperatures today should make it into the low to mid-70s. not too bad at all. >>> good morning, everybody. after this past weekend's series against the braves, you had to ask yourself, is this nationals team a world series contender after getting outscored 18-5. well thank goodness for the miami marlins because apparently they're the nats get well cure. ryan zimmerman, the rest of the mlb wearing number 42 to honor jackie robinson. no home runs comi
behind. and these are new technologies. they are great innovations that are coming down the pike. we need to address those. we need to move forward. i came here to talk about reasonable fiscal solutions. we just heard a debate, a good debate about the effects of sequestration. we know we have challenges. on both sides of the aisle there is a sense of purpose to change the trajectory of this debt. we are spending -- we are borrowing 40 cents of every dollar we spend. we have a national debt that is almost equal to our gross domestic product. we have interest payments that are the third-highest payment that we make here, and that's at a time of record-low interest rates. this is unsustainable, and it needs to be addressed but i think it needs to be addressed responsibly. and so, like many of you, i have my own personal passions, and they involve senior citizens, making sure that we provide them with a secure future. but also a secure future for future senio senior citizens. veterans care deeply about the condition of veterans benefits and what we're going to do to reward and thank -- truly
at sunrise to rally-- sunrise valley drive, but you can get through. >> technology played a role in finding family and friends and loved ones after the boston marathon explosion. >> diana perez has more. >> google is being praised in the moments after yesterday's bombing for creating a list called person finder. 3300 people were trapped at once on the marathon web site. users enter names and informations for others to view to reunite people separated. cell phone service was nonexistent after the explosion. cell phone officials say they were trying to boost coverage. a buyout offer could emerge in national telephone and tv service provider. dish net work has announced a bid for sprint nextel. if successful, it would build a new wireless broadband network. facebook is talking with apple about creating a version of its own software for the izone a week after the social media giant announced a deal with android. have a great day. through all the years that have passed. the failures. the successes. the people i've touched along the way. i can look back and be proud. knowing that with the help of
technology, it's the only way to track them. if we invested what we should've in the air traffic system, we would have -- may not solve all of chuck's problems, but a much faster, flowing system. >> by the way, if you modernize it, you can cut back on some of the workforce permanently and save money there. that's the other issue. it's very labor intensive because of the issue that steve just described. >> before we go to break, the president is dining tonight with members of the senate, all women, isn't that nice? >> that's great. >> chuck todd, thank you. we'll see you at 9:00 on the "daily rundown." >> i'm surprised that didn't get ugly just then. >> right. >> that's great. >> we went to counseling. >>> up next, steve rattner has charts on signs of a spring slowdown. more "morning joe" when we come back. but i wondered what a i tcustomer thought? is great, hi nia... nice to meet you nia, i'm mike. what do you drive? i have a ford explorer, i love my car. and you're treating it well? yes i am. there are a lot of places you could take your explorer for service, why do you bring it back to t
screenings. it is non-invasive process and don't open your bag. but we do use technology to scan for any potential let in the form of the explosives. those are the types of tactics we use to keep customers safe on what is an open system and we are, of course, operating in the nation's capital. these are all prudent steps that we take to help keep the system safe. more importantly, our customers safe. >> they are also stepping up k-9 patrols in all of the stations. stay with news4 and nbcwashington.com all day long for the very latest on the terror in boston. coming up in the next half hour we are going to look at just how hard it is to guarantee that kind of security at big public events like the one yesterday. >>> today many people in our area are remembering another tragedy. this is the sixth anniversary of the shootings in virginia tech. 32 people were killed six years g ago today. it marks the 18th anniversary of the oklahoma city bombing and the shooting at columbine high school. >>> angie goss is at the live december week airport problems in new york. >> yes. we are hearing unconfi
have the lead on this investigation. now in terms of having all of the technology and the manpower and woman power necessary to put all the information together that's something the f.b.i. can do well. unfortunately in the past in these investigations federal law enforcement use it as a one way street. they'll take information from the locals and they won't share anything. from watching the press conference i think they're will be the kind of sharing back and forth that needs to occur in order to advance the investigation. >> what do you make of the reports from seen year law enforcement that there was no chatter about this leading up to the event? >> because this was a domestic event if there was any chatter that was international it doesn't necessarily mean that it they were prepared to share it with the local law enforcement. i think that will be one of the other interesting stories to follow in the coming days. because in the past the f.b.i. has been very effective at detecting internationally and domestically activities before they occurred. this one clearly got through all th
's fastest, most reliable internet. hey, so where's the big project? ...huh. [ male announcer ] technology that makes you feel superhuman... where do i sign in? that's powerful. switch to fios and we'll triple your speeds for free with an upgrade to fios quantum. marvel's iron man 3, in theaters may 3rd. >>> welcome back. your weather first here at 6:43. we are looking at a pretty sky this morning. sun came up just about 12 minutes ago or so here in washington. we've got the breaks off to the east. many areas still have the clouds overhead, including here in washington. i do believe that as we get later into the morning and into the afternoon, we'll see more sun than clouds that will help boost temperatures milder than yesterday. yesterday we got to 63. today about 76 at 5:00 p.m. back in the upper 60s by 9:00. could be a shower or two tonight, emily north of town -- especially north of town with lows around 60. this morning the clouds are hugging areas east of the continental divide. in reedville reports of many breaks in the overcast now. sunshine over there. with the breaks we have cool
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time, you could argue that it means a decrease in personnel. because you're using technology, using cameras to replace, you know, eyeballs. but i don't think we've come to that determination. we're down -- the police department is down 6,000 police officers than where we were 11 years ago. so we've already sort of paid the price. and we're using to a certain extent technology to plug the gaps. we're increasing the number of cameras that we have. one of the things that we're doing, we had it in motion prior to the boston marathon. but we want to increase the number of mobile cameras that we have so we can put them up at events and then move them to other events. along our marathon route, we have 220 cameras. but most of them are on bridges. we want to increase at least the public sector cameras that we have along that route. >> all right. new york city police commissioner, ray kelly, thank you very much. it's always good to see you. >> thank you for the great job you keep doing for the city. >> thank you. >>> a new book on afghanistan that's not so good. president hamid karzai had to
especially. they do have technology where they will swipe, they'll use a piece of cloth and they will swipe a bag or purse and then run a quick test on the residue. so that happens, but that is not done for every person entering the complex. that's done as in some airports just randomly. and apparently there was no reason for this man to be stopped according to those regular security procedures at the capitol. what really seemed to raise the alarm bells here is that he was able to deliver letters in person against protocol that somehow members of some senate offices accepted packages and letters in person that they should not have. and that word apparently got to capitol police in time for them to find this man here in the capitol complex in the heart building i'm told and stop him and they are now questioning him. >> i assume they'll be going through those suspicious envelopes in the backpack as well. standby, lisa desjardins is in the building being evacuated right now. dana bash is standing by. she's at the russell center office building. brianna keilar's at the white house. we're awaiti
announcer ] technology that makes you feel superhuman... where do i sign in? that's powerful. switch to fios and we'll triple your speeds for free with an upgrade to fios quantum. marvel's iron man 3, in theaters may 3rd. >>> good morning, america. this morning, terror at the boston marathon. the two explosions that rocked the finish line, three dead now. at least 140 injured. >> something just blew up. >> shock waves and shrapnel blasting the crowd. >> we're going to need more ambulances here. we need some more ambulances. >> this morning what we know about the victims right now including the children, an 8-year-old and 11-year-old caught in the horror and the harrowing story of the college women's lacrosse team just feet from the finish line. overnight playing out orndz boston. are the clues to the culprit buried in the bomb. we're live on the scene with breaking new details. brand-new video. >> announcer: this is a special edition of "good morning america": terror at the boston marathon" live from times square and boston. >> and good morning, america. from boston. you see those images o
reunite lost friends and family members. still despite all the technology involved, perhaps the greatest power of social media monday was the ability to remind everyone of what really matters. two of boston's most famous natives. ben affleck and mark wahlberg posted. such a senseless and tragic day. my family and i send our love to our beloved and resill boston" and mark "thoughts and prayers with my hometown boston." >> who would have thought and the power of social media brought us together and kept us connected. >> thank you, bianna. we appreciate it. >>> coming up more from boston. we will talk to the eyewitnesses just ten feet from the explosion right at the finish line. >>> and we are back here in boston, i am here with david able, "the boston globe." thank you for joining us. you were right on the finish line at the moment the first blast went off. tell us about what you saw in that's correct. so i was there taking video as runners were coming in when i felt the ground shake and i heard a massive boom and i saw a large plume of smoke. took me a while to figure out exactly what was
the terrifying moments ♪ [ male announcer ] this is a stunning work of technology. this is the 2013 lexus es and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. >> steve: our lead story, the bombing yesterday in boston at the finish line of the boston marathon. tang romney grew up in the area, he's the son of mitt and ann romney and joins us live. good morning to you. >> good morning, thanks for having me on. >> steve: it's good to have you. what's your message to the people looking in at what happened to your town yesterday? >> it's just horribly tragic. boston is a city that celebrates sports and history and culture and patriots day for bostonnians is the convergence of those three things. to have this senseless and stupid and cowardly act happen here in the heart of the city is just a horrible tragedy. >> brian: as you look around today and take notes of what you see the day after, what are your conclusions? >> you know, boston is a resilient city. we will come together. our office is just a block from the bombing site and everyone has already gathered there and consoled each
in a competitive market, we win. we have the best workers. we have the best technology. we have freedom. we have the rule of law. we need to do commonsense tax reform for the purposes of putting us in a position where we can create the jobs today and for generations to come because we will then create a fair, level playing field that allows us to start building things in america, allows us to put people to work for generations to come. so i appreciate my good friend from oklahoma bringing this issue to the forefront and having this conversation tonight. and i know he's bringing forth a copy of the code and the regulations and all you have to do is look at that colossal piece of paper or reams of paper, books of paper, 70,000 pages of statutory tax and regulation. we in america can do better. we as house republicans demand us to do better, and we will do better under the leadership that house republicans are doing in the ways and means committee and as a conference to make sure that we end up with a code that is simple, fair and no longer is riddled with loopholes, big government handouts, big go
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